Sword and Planet Resources

Sword and Planet, Planetary Romance, Science Fantasy. There are many names for the genre, originally created by Edgar Rice Burroughs in his Princess of Mars and other Barsoom stories. Here are some tabletop game resources for your Sword and Planet pleasure.

Rule Systems

Warriors of the Red Planet (POD) (Blog)
Grim Tales (HC) (Forum)

Under the Moons of Zoon (Website) (free PDF) (POD)

Savage Swords of Athanor (PDF)
A planetary romance/swords and sorcery rules and setting for Swords and Wizardry.

MARS (d20 PDF) (Savage Worlds PDF) (Savage Worlds HC)

Amazing MARS PDF bundle, including main rulebook plus seven adventures, a sandbox, and a miniatures combat supplement to Showdown. All for $9.99.

GURPS Planet Krishna (website)

The Viagens Interplanetarias series by L. Sprague deCamp is translated to a roleplaying setting in this GURPS sourcebook.

GURPS Mars (website) (PDF)
This GURPS sourcebook contains several Mars-based campaigns, including a sword and planet setting.

Iron Gods (store)
A science fantasy Pathfinder Adventure Path for Numeria, Land of Fallen Stars.

Distant Worlds (store) and People of the Stars (store)
These books take the standard Pathfinder world of Golarion out into space for science fantasy adventures.

Peril on the Purple Planet
An upcoming DCC boxed adventure and setting set.

Carcosa (PDF)
A science fantasy sandbox setting for Lamentations of the Flame Princess.

Swords of Mars (Google Doc)
This is the house rules and Martian setting notes of Doug Easterly.

Apocalypse World
Adventures on Dungeon Planet (PDF/POD)
This is a science fantasy supplement.

The Dictionary of Mu
This out-of-print supplement to Sorcerer describes a pulpy science fantasy setting.

Black Amazon of Mars (drive)
Enchantress of Venus (drive)

Revelations of Mars
An upcoming Kickstarter bringing the Ubiquity system to Mars.

Thundarr the Barbarian
Under the Broken Moon -- Uses the WaRP engine, first seen in Over the Edge.
Crawling Under a Broken Moon -- this fanzine recreates the world of Thundarr the Barbarian using DCC rules.


Crawljammer -- this fanzine has resources for running DCC as a Spelljammer-style science fantasy campaign.

Crawling Under a Broken Moon -- this fanzine recreates the world of Thundarr the Barbarian using DCC rules.


All fiction links point to Project Gutenberg, the oldest archive of public domain books on the Internet. 

Edgar Rice Burroughs

If you poke around the site (search for 'burroughs') and you will find audio books of some of these.

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